Patents by Inventor Matthew Anthony Majkowski

Matthew Anthony Majkowski has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10933821
    Abstract: A seating assembly for a vehicle comprising: a seat; a seatback including an occupant side configured to contact and support an occupant of the seating assembly, a rear side that faces in the generally opposite direction as the occupant side, and a top portion; seatbelt webbing, the seatbelt webbing extending along the rear side of the seatback; a plurality of emitters of UVC radiation; and an emitter support structure attached to the seatback that supports the plurality of emitters of UVC radiation such that the plurality of emitters of UVC radiation emit UVC radiation onto the seatbelt webbing extending along the rear side of the seatback.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Johnathan Andrew Line, Daniel Ferretti, Michael Kolich, Scott Holmes Dunham, Edward Joseph DeSmet, Benjamin Yilma, Matthew Anthony Majkowski
  • Patent number: 10868532
    Abstract: A vehicle trim assembly is provided that includes a proximity sensor, a first conductive trim component located near the proximity sensor, a second conductive trim component located near the proximity sensor, and a conductive tower formed on the first conductive trim component and electrically coupled to the second trim component to form a conductive path between the trim components and electrical ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Satyanarayana Raju Vemulapati, Matthew Anthony Majkowski, Steven J. Antilla
  • Publication number: 20200307472
    Abstract: A seating assembly for a vehicle comprising: a seat; a seatback including an occupant side configured to contact and support an occupant of the seating assembly, a rear side that faces in the generally opposite direction as the occupant side, and a top portion; seatbelt webbing, the seatbelt webbing extending along the rear side of the seatback; a plurality of emitters of UVC radiation; and an emitter support structure attached to the seatback that supports the plurality of emitters of UVC radiation such that the plurality of emitters of UVC radiation emit UVC radiation onto the seatbelt webbing extending along the rear side of the seatback.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Johnathan Andrew Line, Daniel Ferretti, Michael Kolich, Scott Holmes Dunham, Edward Joseph DeSmet, Benjamin Yilma, Matthew Anthony Majkowski
  • Publication number: 20200083886
    Abstract: A vehicle trim assembly is provided that includes a proximity sensor, a first conductive trim component located near the proximity sensor, a second conductive trim component located near the proximity sensor, and a conductive tower formed on the first conductive trim component and electrically coupled to the second trim component to form a conductive path between the trim components and electrical ground.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Satyanarayana Raju Vemulapati, Matthew Anthony Majkowski, Steven J. Antilla
  • Patent number: 10454474
    Abstract: A proximity switch assembly is provided having a sensing pad and a proximity sensor extending around the sensing pad for generating an activation field. The proximity sensor comprises at least one electrode that forms a decorative trim component that is visibly exposed. The proximity switch assembly also includes a controller for determining activation of the switch based on a signal generated from the activation field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Anthony Majkowski, Satyanarayana Raju Vemulapati, Wei Xu, Steven J. Antilla, Akshay Kaasam Sudershan
  • Patent number: 10245991
    Abstract: An illuminated vehicle floor mat retention assembly is provided. The illuminated vehicle floor mat retention assembly includes a fastener configured to fasten a floor mat onto a vehicle floor, a light transmissive window provided in the fastener, and a light source located proximate to the fastener for generating light to be output through the light transmissive window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Stuart C. Salter, Wei Xu, Satyanarayana Raju Vemulapati, Gary D. Mullen, Matthew Anthony Majkowski
  • Publication number: 20180302088
    Abstract: A proximity switch assembly is provided having a sensing pad and a proximity sensor extending around the sensing pad for generating an activation field. The proximity sensor comprises at least one electrode that forms a decorative trim component that is visibly exposed. The proximity switch assembly also includes a controller for determining activation of the switch based on a signal generated from the activation field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Matthew Anthony Majkowski, Satyanarayana Raju Vemulapati, Wei Xu, Steven J. Antilla, Akshay Kaasam Sudershan
  • Patent number: 10063953
    Abstract: An integrated speaker and lamp assembly includes a speaker diaphragm and a light source directing light through the speaker diaphragm. A related method of integrating a speaker and a lamp is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventor: Matthew Anthony Majkowski
  • Publication number: 20180224937
    Abstract: An input and output device includes a speaker diaphragm and a touch sensor carried on the speaker diaphragm. The input and output device may also include a display device oriented to display an image through the speaker diaphragm and the touch sensor. Further, the input and output device includes a control module configured to provide integrated operation of the speaker diaphragm, the touch sensor and the display device as well as tactile and audio feedback through the speaker diaphragm when the touch sensor senses a touch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventor: Matthew Anthony Majkowski
  • Publication number: 20180222385
    Abstract: A heads-up display includes a transparent speaker diaphragm and an image projector oriented to project an image onto the transparent speaker diaphragm. The heads-up display has the capability of providing visual data and an audio alert from a single point source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventor: Matthew Anthony Majkowski
  • Publication number: 20180227654
    Abstract: An integrated speaker and lamp assembly includes a speaker diaphragm and a light source directing light through the speaker diaphragm. A related method of integrating a speaker and a lamp is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventor: Matthew Anthony Majkowski